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Learn By Drinking: Upcoming Cocktail Classes in L.A.

Matt Biancaniello and other cocktail masters share their secrets with hands-on bartending seminars around town.

Essential Cocktails: How to Make, and Where to Find, the Perfect Manhattan

Sam Ross gives a step-by-step tutorial on how to make the perfect Manhattan, plus where to find one in L.A. should you not be so DIY-inclined.

Behold Sam Ross’ Cocktail Creations for Hinoki & The Bird

Chef David Myers' highly anticipated Century City restaurant—Hinoki & The Bird—opens Saturday and unveils its cocktail menu from famous New York mixologist Sam Ross.

Warm Your Cold A** Up with National Hot Buttered Rum Day

This SoCal winter has been brutal, with temperatures actually going south of 50 degrees! (Insanity.) Nothing like a hot cocktail to take the chill off, am I right?

Essential T: Chef Marcela Valladolid Reimagines Tequila Hacienda de la Flor

While the Hacienda de la Flor brand has been around for some time, Food Network chef Marcela Valladolid breathes new life, and much better agave, into it.

Essential Cocktails: How to Make, and Where to Find, the Perfect Martini

A step-by-step tutorial on how to make the perfect martini, plus where to find one in L.A. should you not be so DIY-inclined. This is the first in a series of articles aimed at presenting a proper how-to on what we feel to be essential cocktails.

Bar Amá Offers Two Little-Known Mexican Spirits: Bacanora and Sotol

Similar to mezcal but made in the northern Mexican states of Sonora and Chihuahua, bacanora and sotol are two little-known spirits that you'll definitely want to try.

Drinking in L.A.: Grey’s Anatomy’s Kevin McKidd

The red-headed Scottish actor—who once worked at the Macallan distillery sweeping floors—now reps the brand, and shares his favorite spots to drink around town.

Behind the Bartender: Paul Sanguinetti of Ray’s & Stark Bar

The sommelier-cum-cocktail master at LACMA's awesome bar/restaurant shares some of his favorite dining and drinking spots, plus some tips on how to best navigate his tasty drink menu.

New Hollywood Walgreens Has the Best Liquor Section EVER…for a Walgreens

The new flagship Walgreens on Sunset & Vine is massive, and its liquor section certainly got our attention. Boutique bottle shop it is not, but it's an experience to be sure.